By Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Leaders | December 13, 2018

Podcast: Global Conversations on Elder Care

No matter the cultural, political and societal system, every country is grappling with how to care for an ever-growing, longer-living aging population. Our latest podcast episode explores this shared global challenge—and some of the unique regulatory and business intricacies healthcare organizations must navigate in some of the world’s fastest-growing senior markets.


By Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Leaders | October 16, 2018

5 Steps for Hospitals to Manage Risk Around Fall 2018 Uncompensated Care CMS Audits

Amid a growing uninsured population, CMS is set to begin auditing hospitals’ uncompensated care reports this fall. Hospitals’ lifelines will be proper patient-level documentation and clearly defined charity care policies. Read our five-step checklist to learn how to manage...


By Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Leaders | October 02, 2018

A Roadmap to Threat-Based Cybersecurity for Healthcare Organizations

If organizations in the business of consumer health are going to sustainably innovate around patient care, they must be able to safely store and analyze patient data. Threat-based cybersecurity will be their lifeline. Read our roadmap to getting there.


By Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Leaders | August 29, 2018

Technology Drives a Wedge Between U.S. and European Views on Elder Care

The future of elder care is centered around greater independence for seniors. But, according to BDO’s international analysis, the role of tech in preserving that independence and maximizing quality of life differs between both sides of the Atlantic.


By Steven Shill | August 22, 2018

Telemedicine Adoption in Elder Care: The Regional Divide

As advancements in tech and expanded CMS reimbursement of telemedicine quicken elder care’s move from hospital to home, the Northeast and the West find themselves at differing levels of home health investment. But the regional divide isn’t what it seems.


By Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Leaders | August 07, 2018

Telemedicine Expansion Warrants Greater Controls to Ensure HIPAA Compliance

As telemedicine reaches its tipping point, healthcare organizations need to apply adequate security controls to enable HIPAA compliance. We outline the NIST SP 800-66 r1 and NIST 800-53 r4 publications, which contain a comprehensive set of controls that healthcare entities can...


By Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Leaders | July 11, 2018

Why More Seniors Will Start Spending Their Final Days at Home

In response to the growth of the aging population, healthcare providers are planning to focus near-term investment in home health care and models that support it. For these innovative models to be successful, patients and their providers will need to speak openly about what...